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Welcome to the official home page for Ride for a Vet. Ride for a Vet is a motorcycle ride beginning on Memorial Day in Burnsville, located in Yancey County, North Carolina which is scheduled for Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 12:00 pm.

If you would like to register and be a part of our ride, you can register between 10:00am and 12:00pm. Registration will be on Town Square. The cost to register in this event is $20.00 per bike, and $10.00 per extra rider. This includes dinner for each rider. Our ride will leave town for a scenic ride in the Blue Ridge Mountains. There will be live music the night before, refreshments, a raffle, door prizes, and 50/50. All proceeds for this event will benefit Caitlin Carroll, a precious child with Leukemia.

If you need to contact us, you may email us at rideforavet at rideforavet dot com or contact Mark Thomas at (828) 467-0259.

On Friday night May 22 2015, starting at 6:00 pm, the Burnsville Town Square will be the place to be! Come enjoy a free concert Rockin' The Village Green with the bands Red Line and 30 Ought 6 while watching "Cruisin' the way it used to be." Please bring your chair and join us! For information about the cruise-in contact Roger Honeycutt at (828) 682-9188 or (828) 682-2821.

On Saturday May 23 2015,
  • Ride For A Vet registration will begin at 10AM and will last until noon.
  • Quilt Guild will be from 10:45 until 11:45AM
  • Blessing of the Bikes
  • Ride Begins at NOON
  • Bikes Return from Ride
  • Honor Guard - REO - Pledge of Allegiance
  • Taps
  • Honor Heroes
  • Awards, Drawing and Raffle at 2 PM
  • MAYDAY Foundation Kid Day Activities
  • Entertainment on the Square Begins at 1:30PM
  • Special Music by Michael Myers
  • Music by Midnight Dawn
  • Special Appearances by Hee Haw Gospel Trio
  • Music by Gordon Higgins
  • DAV Watermelon Eating Contest at 2:30PM

We would like to give a very special thanks to...

Harley-Davidson of Asheville NC

Wilderness at the Smokies

Yancey County Town of Burnsville Jeff Hughes Custom Woodworking In the Garden Fontana Village Ledger Ace Hardware, 828-688-2441 Boone's Custom Cycles Stations Inn Burnsville Chevrolet City Drive In, 828-765-4480 Gem Mountain Grassy Creek Clothing Bear Creek Marina Hot Springs Resort and Spa Scar's Phillips and Jordan, Inc. B and W Stone Spruce Pine Chevrolet and GMC Bobarosa Saloon Longnecks Bar

Please be sure to check out these sponsor hotels for special discounted hotel rates! Be sure to mention our site when contacting these sponsors to receive your discounted rate!

Big Lynn Lodge Skyline Village Inn and Tavern

We would like to thank these bands for being a part of our event!

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Click here to look at a Smile Box from Last Year's Event!

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